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Commissioners Needed to Represent Practitioners Posted by: Kate Zulaski    |    Thursday, September 8, 2011 7:00 am The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation is seeking volunteers with experience practicing either massage or aesthetics to represent the Practitioner viewpoint in accreditation matters. There are two positions open for immediate consideration. Candidates should be currently practicing either massage/bodywork...
Posted by: LaToshya Vaughn    |    Monday, May 23, 2011 7:00 am To view as PDF click here May 23, 2011 Dear COMTA Community Members, As many of you know, several changes to the eligibility criteria for programs participating in Title IV financial aid programs take effect July 1st, 2011. COMTA has been carefully evaluating the...
Posted by: LaToshya Vaughn    |    Wednesday, April 20, 2011 7:00 am To view as PDF click here April 20, 2011 Dear COMTA Community Members, This letter is intended to bring your attention to an area of the COMTA Policies & Procedures which was clarified in the November 2010 version. The Commission has a responsibility to...
Posted by: LaToshya Vaughn    |    Thursday, March 31, 2011 7:00 am To view as PDF click here March 31, 2011 Dear COMTA community members: Happy Spring to all of you! Many of you have contacted me personally in the past several months and I have truly appreciated you taking the time to give feedback and...
Posted by:    |    Monday, May 4, 2009 8:00 am WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 1, 2009) – The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) has named Kate Ivane Henrioulle as the new Executive Director of the national accrediting organization for massage therapy and bodywork schools and programs, according to Melissa Wade, chair of COMTA’s 12-member Board of...
Posted by:    |    Thursday, April 9, 2009 8:00 am WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 9, 2009) – The Commission on Massage Therapy accreditation (COMTA) is warning schools and programs to be wary of “accrediting agencies” which are not USDE-recognized, and who are promising enticing, sometimes misleading, opportunities for schools to access student financial aid, according to John...
Posted by:    |    Monday, October 6, 2008 7:00 am WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 6, 2008) – The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) announced the election of four new commissioners and the re-election of three incumbents. COMTA’s 12-commissioner panel is made up of individuals experienced in the profession of massage therapy as practitioners, administrators and employers,...
Posted by:    |    Wednesday, August 27, 2008 7:00 am WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 27, 2008) – The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA), which accredits educational institutions and programs offering instruction in massage therapy and bodywork, has moved its headquarters to Washington, D.C., leaving its longtime location in suburban Chicago. To read the full article, please...
Posted by:    |    Thursday, August 21, 2008 7:00 am EVANSTON, Illinois (August 21, 2008) – The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) announced that it has contracted with Penny/Ohlmann/Neiman (PON), a communications firm headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. PON provides integrated solutions that include strategic planning, branding, marketing, advertising and public relations. To read the full...
Posted by:    |    Thursday, August 21, 2008 7:00 am EVANSTON, Illinois (August 18, 2008) – The Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) today announced the recently elected officers to its ten-member Board of Commissioners. The Board is made up of individuals experienced in the profession as practitioners and administrators, as well as employers and members...
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